BTS’ RM debuts on UK’s Official Singles Chart with ‘Come Back to Me’

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BTS’s RM has stepped into the United Kingdom’s Official Singles Chart as a soloist for the first time with his single ‘Come Back to Me.’ This new single is a part of his second solo album ‘Right Place Wrong Person’ and is stationed at No.80 of 100 as of May 17, 2024.

‘Come Back to Me’ also holds the No.1 rank on both the Official Singles Sales Chart and the Official Singles Downloads Chart, signaling to his loyal supporters and fans.

This accolade is a career milestone for RM as he had previously made headlines with his 2022 group album ‘Indigo’ securing his place in the Official Albums Chart at the time. ‘Come Back to Me’ displays RM as the lyricist, Oh Hyuk of the band Hyukoh as the composer, and Kuo of the Taiwanese band Sunset Rollercoaster as the guitarist and bass player. Additionally, RM’s second album is scheduled to drop on May 24 at 1 pm.

RM has also dropped his tracklist for his second album, ‘Right Place Wrong Person’ on BTS’s social media accounts. Here is a list of the tracks that are a part of his album.

Originally Kim Nam-joon RM is a multi-hyphenate South Korean record producer, rapper, and songwriter, who is popularly recognized as the leader of the popular boy band, BTS. Speaking of RM’s solo career, he released a mixtape titled “RM,” in 2015, followed by “Mono” in 2018, which became the highest-rated album by a solo Korean singer and ranked number 26 on the Billboard 200 in the United States.

In 2009, RM was stepping into the first door of his music career when he auditioned for Big Deal Records, and although he was eliminated in the second round, fate got him closer to rapper Sleepy who later introduced him to Big Hit Entertainment producer Pdogg. His parents unaware of his daily associations, RM began working beside members Suga and J-Hope, who were all going to be a part of BTS in the future.

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Before BTS, RM was involved with several musical projects and even engaged in songwriting assignments with the girl group Glam. His official BTS debut was commemorated with solo tracks, such as the intro for their first EP, “O!RUL8,2?” and the intro for their first studio album “Dark & Wild,” titled “What Am I to You?”

Throughout his career, RM has also branched out of BTS and collaborated with strong musical forces such as Wale, Younha, Warren G, and Lil Nas X, establishing a strong footprint in the global musical scenario.